Home, a place where your dreams buds, where your desire is fulfilled, a place where you are being cared, a place where you feel safe, comfortable and relax and is a space you want explore yourself. So a home must fulfil all such needs you wish for. How can you make your home different from others, where indoors are equipped with synthetic building materials and plastic furniture all which emit various toxic compounds in the air. And you are not aware about this pollution that you are breathing in is more dangerous than from the pollutants outside.
Scientific studies say that in a normal closed room contains oxygen for eight hours only. As a solution researchers suggested that those houses which has adapted oxygen enriching plants in the indoors is benefitted with long time oxygen in the air. Besides emitting oxygen, these plants also purify the air, clear the toxins and diminish negative energy from the indoors, which is the place where you spend your precious time – in your closed apartments or houses. These green plants interact with your body, mind and home in ways that boost the quality of life.
Adding indoor plants to your home or office will transform your environment into a more positive space, greener, stress-free and always refreshing. Besides cleaning the air, adding houseplants to our indoor décor increases your living room’s humidity, reducing the likelihood of respiratory sicknesses.
Want to change your home into an oxygen villa? Then here are the lists of plants that will make your home healthier and also clean the foul airs in 24 hours.
Easy-to-care-palm plants are really a good choice if you wish to purify your air efficiently. Out of all the palm trees, the best air purifier is Finger Palm. Maintaining is easy, and these plants need a cooler temperature, minimum temp 30°F, zones 9-11. This plant has proven successful in removing airborne toxins within the home, including ammonia, formaldehyde (a colourless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical) and carbon dioxide.
Seashell-shaped spathes with white blooms along with the lush foliage, Spathiphyllum also known as Peace Lily helps to filter the surrounding air of various toxins. It is an excellent air purifier for your perfect indoor and it also brings a home decoration with itself. This flowery plant does not require a lot of light.
Like many varieties of dracaena house plants, the popularly used on is the corn plant. An absolute choice for indoor decoration as it’s easy to take care for and maintain. Grow in low lighting conditions which has fairly low watering needs is an excellent ornamental plant that looks great in many settings like offices, large living rooms, or hall ways. The plant was used in the NASA's clean air study which proved to remove a considerable amount of toxins from the environment.
Also known as spider plant or sometimes the airplane plant, Chlorophytum always makes a wonderful choice for house plant. The spider plant is considered as one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. This indoor plant offers many health benefits as it is commonly used to remove harmful chemicals from the air and it also absorbs carbon monoxide from the air.
Said to be a great overall air purifier, Ficus is commonly known as Weeping fig. A popular houseplant, this low-maintenance, evergreen plant grows well both inside and out. This houseplant love indirect sunlight and those with allergies to latex may react to this plant.
A delightful variety of the ever popular evergreen, weeping Fig bearing cascading branches of shiny green and white pointed, oval, variegated leaves.
Also known as Chinese evergreen, is a popular and low-maintenance houseplant which tend to tolerate low light conditions very well. This easy-to-care-for plant can help to filter out a variety of air pollutants and begins to remove more toxins as time and exposure continues.
Philodendrons are among the most popular, tolerant, and durable of all house plants. Care is easy; philodendrons will adapt the level of humidity found in most homes, even inexperienced houseplant owners will have no trouble growing these plants. This plant is also suggested by scientist among the best types of houseplants for removing formaldehyde (a colourless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical), especially in higher concentrations.
The lush and tropical Xanadu philodendron is an ideal small plant for homeowners. This houseplant forms a naturally mounded shape, a pillow of a plant with a delightfully different texture. This plant grows at a moderate pace to around 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Philodendron xanadu helps the room to fill out and air circulation to keep them from staying too moist.
Philodendron selloum is a landscape plant in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate climates. Even though it’s tropical plant that is usually grown in full sun, but it can tolerate and adapt to deep shade. These plants are considered a little poisonous to indoor, so it’s always a good choice for outdoor gardens or landscape.
One of the most common houseplants, Oxalis comes in varieties of shade. The once most commonly used is the Oxalis triangularis which is also called by Purple Shamrock and Love Plant. The main speciality of this plant is that it can revive itself from the dead. The plant is elegant and graceful with pretty looking leaves; everything stays perfect if kept in a pot which makes it an ideal house or office plant in many respects. Its living conditions are generally poor.
The schefflera houseplant is a popular plant and comes in many varieties. It is said that it helps to purify the air by removing benzene, a carcinogenic substance. One of the most favourite of all landscape designers and artist, this plant prefers bright but indirect sun and lots of water and humidity. This houseplant is also known as Umbrella Tree.